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for the suggestion. we have about 25 minutes left. we'll come back and talk with jason pontin of the "mit technology review." the subject is about solving big problems in america. we'll take your calls in a moment. [video clip] >> the british admirals and generals were reporting to the crown that the colonists were sending ships everywhere to try to get ammunition and muskets and cannons. this was after the british had sent more troops to boston after the boston tea party and it's clear the colonists were pulling together the ammunition and cannons. the king basically prohibited british ships from taking ammunition and everything to the colonies unless it was officially sanctioned. they were very alert to this. as soon as the collins found out about the order in new hampshire and rhode island, they took the ammunition so everybody knew it was coming in the winter of 77 for-1775 -- in the winter of 1774-1775. >> "washington journal" continues. host: we are focusing on the "mit technology review." we are talking about big problems in the world. we will get to this coverage in just a second. this is ja
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energy. >> basically we have through technology, the united states has discovered it has a huge amount of both shell oil and shell gas, and it can get it out of the ground. as i say thanks to technology. and that's not just a u.s. story. it is a north american story. there was a ton of oil in canada. there is the same geological formations in mexico. there is a lot of energy that can come upe'. the ceo of flor says there is at least $30 billion of potential c projects around the u.s. gulf of mexico. >> u people say by 2020 we could be self-sufficient in terms of providing most of the oil and the gas we get domestically. what are the implications of this for the larger economy? things like manufacturing and consumer prices? >> certainly obviously residential heating and things like that would be more affordable and make us more competitive and manufacturing and that has to do with exports. we could actually become the leading producer energy for the emerging markets. energy demand in this country is going down, but in the rest of thegy world it is going up. this would be any senator mus
in motion control technology, with a thriving defense unit, a $2.5 billion company that employs 8,400 people, takes a major hit. that's >> i encourage my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to spend last time and instead pass a -- family, seniors, and small business owners. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired, for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? without objection. ms. wilson: today is new year's eve. while we debate going over the fiscal cliff, there are some people in america planning to shoot their guns in celebration at midnight. put down those guns. millions of people have died or been injured due to this custom. put down those guns. if i were in my district of miami today, i would be participating in a press conference that we started 10 years ago calling an end to this deadly custom. as a result, celebratory gunfire has largely disappeared from our county. it is a result of repeated demands and media events over and over again. now people get it. remember, what goes up must come down. bullets are no excep
war and it's particularly true of the navy is it six kind of on a technological point in american history things had been changing for some time. the power comes in and the railroads already expanding across the continent but the application of the large-scale warfare in the civil war is one of the first cases where we see that. now the land war probably arguably at least is the most immediate impact was the shoulder muskett which dramatically extended their range the soldiers could fight and at sea there are a number of similarly important technological changes. obviously there is steam that had been around for a generation or more with the application, the universal both on the blockade and those attempting to run the blockade rifled guns just as muskets in the field armies and the artillery extended their range and accuracy thereby hiding elevating the impact of the war ships over the guns ashore going into the civil war. the general motion was turned guns ashore are going to defeat them afloat every time mainly because they don't sink. but with the new rifle ordinance and expl
to learn. from video games to computer time, technology has been blamed for our increasingly sedentary lifestyle but a small north carolina company is turning technology into an impetus for active play in children. erica edwards has the story. >> these kids are doing their own thing on the playground. here they are competing with one another in a virtual world. this is combination computer game, social network and real world exercise. >> our idea is not to say that technology is the problem but rather embrace it and say it could be part of the solution. >> kids wear a power band that contains a three axis accelerometer. >> you swipe it into a base station that wirelessly upthere's the our website. >> on the website, the kids see which of their friends scored the most exercise in a day. >> i did not notice smack talk. >> although bragging rights are involved, kids can only communicate with their friends by selecting a predetermined list of positive phrases and virtual high fives. it targets the 8 to 13-year-old crowd and child obesity experts say it's during this period that physical ac
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for santa and norad's predecessor got the call instead. technology has evolved and so has the way that kids kept track on santa. >> now there's norad's santa tracker apps for ipad i phone and android users. norad hadbeen tracking santa with google l earth since 2004 but this year the two entities went separate ways. norad teamed with micro soft and google set up a tool of their own. google has been had tracking santa up to the time he's preparing to leave and sending messages. kids canwatch santa with with google earth and google map. thosefollowing along can watch with their android. >> as long as they don't track the elf on the shelf. >> it is a cool quiet night with the weather. coming up,we'll look at the weather and find out what it's going to be like on christmas eve and christmas morning. j you know about dereker and dancer and vixon but what about chopper, today santa hopped a ride on a chopper and he flew over north county high school dropping down candy kanes for the kids -- canes for the kids waiting below. the kids loved it. >> i was always impressed when we came on the fire
before congress on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> turning to technology, reviewers say the best part of microsoft's latest operating system is the touch screen. the problem is that one research group says hardly anyone is actually buying a touch screen computer. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. people are not taking advantage of this technology. why not? >> cnn money's david goldman y says this is like e throwing out your tv remote and getting up to press the buttons on the tv every time you want to change the channel. but there are a few good reasons people aren't using this technology. for one, market research company says only 5% of windows laptops sold through december 15th had touch screens in the first place. that's an extremely low number. especially since that's the whole point of this new operating system. so the big problem here is there just aren't that many touch screen laptops out there. and the ones out there are expensive. they usually go for a couple hundred bucks. now on top of all that, there seems to be a gap between microsoft's a
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by the constant interaction with technology. dietitians say holiday menus are often packed with, how church and fats. -- with carbohydrates and fats. they can eat before attending a party. alcoholic drinks could stimulate your appetite. >> 5:42. most of us could use some time to unwind. one not had to the movies -- one not had to the movies -- why not head to the >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> the roads are shaping up pretty nicely. volume is on the lighter side. this is the west side. 59 -- 55 miles per hour on the west side. 63 as you make your way eastbound on 70 in towards the beltway. this is 895 at the harbor tunnel. problem free. no problems on the harrisburg expressway, 62 miles per hour. those speeds continue down to the beltway. southbound traffic is building just a bit on 95 from the white marsh area. 55 miles per hour on 295 southbound down towards 195. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. dave allen has a check of the mta. >> the number 19 bus is delayed at this hour. the 23 bus is diverting at onroe.in and lom everything else is on time. marc tr
no chances here. they put some of that salt on the streets. they're also using technology here. new technology to keep these streets clear of snow. they're called the remote sensory systems. 37 of them placed on the streets so the drivers of these plows will be able to tell which areas have snow accumulation that still needs to be cleared. across the river in new york city, similar technology also being used. we're told that drivers there in those plows will actually have the internet in their vehicles. they'll be able to see a google map type system what streets have been plowed and which streets need to be plowed. as far as the mta and public transportation, they meanwhile are putting commuters on stand by saying right now things are running smoothly. as that snow falls, there could be issues, particularly with freezing, they say. if freezing does occur, there could be some delays. right now, it is a game of wait and see. this area expecting a few inches of snow. right now, though, nothing in the air just yet. back to you in the studio. >> all right, jonathan. thank you. >>> and r
at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> right now, new technology to detect breast cancer in a maryland medical center the first to do it. the baltimore va med sal center has three -- medical center has three dimensional mammogram which is they give a deeper view. more accurate readings mean that fewer women will have to come in to get biopsies because doctors aren't sure if a lump a cancerous. >>> ever heard of downed dog, tree pose? how about sun salutation? if you ever have it chances are your kids have or at least the fitness craze among kids a yoga and kids only studios and in- school programs moms up are now -- popping up are now all over the country. >> downward dog by the way. >> it says down dog. the benefits extend well beyond the studio. it helps your child exercise and also focus. focus on their homework. now if you want to get your kid involved look for a registered children's yoga instructor. a good start is the yoga alliance website. my wife is at home writing that down right now. honey, she's just 4 months old. >> you know what you should tell hers this foo
the state. they used high tech gear to keep track of the storm. >> the technology may louse pavement sensors that feed information to the center about pavement temperatures, ambient air temperatures. this allows us to deploy resources to where they're most critically needed. be assured, winter is here. if you're heading west, we would caution motorists to make sure you're planning ahead. traditionally, the weather events are more harsh. >> reporter: one way to prepare is to get your car ready now. it's easier to check the wipers and fluid now than it is on the road. >> mike masco will be tracking the storm. the abc2's time saver traffic lauren cook will update you and we'll have live reports. >>> of course, when we're not on the air, you can get all the latest on the storm's impact at abc2news.com right in the palm of your hand. it's eve on sale this weekend, the app s head over to abc2news.com/download. >>> cold weather has already claimed a life here in maryland because of hypothermia. the state's health department is not releasing much information only saying the victim is a man 65 or old
. >> i wanted to show him to be a responsible user of technology without abusing it without becoming addicted. >> reporter: her message struck a cord with parents worried about the increasing use of smart phones. more than 50 million iphones are projected to sell this holiday season alone. many to teens just like greg. teen behavior expert says a set of rules is a must for teen iphone use. >> you wouldn't give your kid a car without insurance and so, giving them a cell phone or a computer without teaching them how to use it responsibly is irresponsible on the part of the parent. >> reporter: among the 18 conditions, number 7. >> do not involve yourself in conversations that are hurtful to others. >> reporter: and number 12 a lesson some celebrities could use this year. take note rihanna. >> don't send or receive pictures your private parts or anyone else. >> reporter: she iser inous about -- she is -- he is nervous about rule number 6 that he is responsible for replacement cost a legitimate concern since this's 1600 apple gadgets stoleen in new york and if he does lose his phone. >>
. [applause] how would i advise a president who is not interested in nasa doing better technologies and doing exploration like it did in the 1960's? is that a better question? i was telling him that the public's has an expectation for this $18 billion, that you spend a large percentage of it, maybe even a large majority of it, on pure research. in other words, i want you to take my tax payer money and go out and try to do something that you may not be able to do. in fact, i call it research only if half the people think is impossible. if most of the people think it is possible, then you are doing development. you are not a research organization. if you took anybody out of nasa, out of engineering, i don't care if they were head of nasa or a secretary or a shop guy, when jfk got up and said 21 days after alan shepard made this little flight, that we are going to go to the moon before 1970, everybody jumped up and down. you know why? multi-year funding. wow, we are going to have jobs for nine years. yes, we can do it. this is cool. we will beat the russians. everybody was real excited. grab any
wanted to see the different decorations and see all this technology. >> reporter: all those changes [ inaudible ] >> reporter: would bring complications in his new found hobby. >> as technology increased, they started putting lights that twinkle. that fouled up the still picture. let's go back to nixon's years. >> reporter: mr. nielson doesn't have a favorite tree but he says this year's is the most symmetric he's ever taken a picture of in the last 50 years. although there's not a favorite, he says it's the stories behind the trees. >> in honor of them, he ordered the tree lights not to be turned on except the top. >> reporter: american hostages were in iran from 1979 to '80. president carter would keep the tree dark for two years till they were freed. >> another unique year, president reagan ordered the lights turned on for one each day they were held hostage. >> reporter: the national christmas tree lighting tradition started in 1923 when president calvin coolidge was in office and when nielson was only a year old. >> they didn't have good cameras in those days. >> reporter: he's
human. >> we came out with this idea to combine technology with the mannequin. what we call the i see mannequin. we put it in one of the two eyes. >> reporter: this mannequin can see shoppers with a camera placed right behind one of its eyes. >> the blue square says you're a male. >> reporter: the technology relying on facial recognition software. unlike security cameras up high, these cameras are eye level. they can log jerngender, race a age before a shopper realizes it. ever feel like somebody's watchiwatc watching you? good for security and understanding behavior. the tracks what people buy, how long they linger, if they've been in the store before. >> they're looking at the brands. they need to know their clients. >> reporter: to far only a few dozen have been sold in europe and the u.s., but the orders keep coming in even though there's some skepticism on the streets. >> i think it's kind of creepy, actually. i don't like that idea at all. it seems a big like big brother. >> that's weird and sick. >> especially if i was shopping in the underwear second. >> reporter: one high-end
-tech suit bringing some real life miracles. the technology straight out of "iron man", that puts paralyzed people back on their feet. >> did you ever think you would be able to walk again? >> no. but in my mind i always told myself that i will. even with the doubts of the doctors sometimes. i still told myself that i will and my son kept reminding me. so i knew i would get back on my feet. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. jon: just in to "happening now", reports that big winter storm hitting the northeast is not just taking a toll on motorists. look at this. a packed jetliner in long island, new york, after it somehow skidded off the runway but not during landing. it was taxiing for takeoff. the tampa-bound flight was carrying 129 passengers when it somehow veered off the runway, exited th
technology. they find a myriad of ways to apply it. when they began to apply it, they have to collaborate. at that point it will start to organize itself in ways we cannot imagine. do ise're trying to engineer the world -- a world movement. >> if i can ask you to keep it brief so we can maybe take another one. >> you mentioned that some of these movements have fizzled out. the biggest crisis is climate change. what do you think social movements can do to turn this around and make corporations and governments take action? >> i have been working with 350.org and [inaudible] if youy have -- if you have not checked it out, 350.or. -- org. as we have seen with the last election, the discussion was not about the numbers, it was about the emotional logic. hob it cannot argue with the storm. it will comments masher house. even if you are ann coulter, it will smash your house. this is about internalizing science and making the science become part of the cultural vocabulary. the problem with the right-wing agenda with this huge cloud of disinformation is people are very naive and the arts can help
the director of the national security agency, general alexander, recently spoke at a large technology conference, and he said that with respect to communications from a good guy, which we obviously interpret as law-abiding americans and someone overseas, the head of the national security agency said, and i quote -- "requirements from the fisa court and the attorney general to minimize that to find procedures to protect the individual, the law-abiding americans' rights essentially mean, in the words of general alexander, nobody else can see it unless there is a crime that's been committed. so if people hear that answer to my colleague's question, which frankly general alexander responded to directly, they pretty much say that's what they were hoping to hear, that nobody is going to get access to their communications unless a crime has been committed. the only problem, i would say to my friend, is nor udall and i have found out that's not true. it's simply not true. the privacy protections provided by this minimization approach are not as strong as general alexander made them out to be,
news technology editoranna sterns says if you mail it back, make sure you have the packaging and mailing label. if the retailer has a store near you, you're in luck. >>reporter: you can actually return it to a brick and mortar store return you. if you bought it to best buy.com, you return it to best buy. >> check the rules carefully. those are your tech bytes. >>> it was a wet and white christmas for drivers in california. >> take a a look at this. this was the scene just north of sacramento. people headed through that area had to deal with delays, some even pulled over to put snow chains on their tires. the weather may have been a headache for some, but for others it was a welcome change. >> i mean, you're stuck in traffic here, but you're enjoying it? >> yeah. i'm kind of enjoying it. we don't get a lot of snow in india, where i come from. >> that's right. we've never actually had a white christmas. i guess this is the first. we're in the car, though. >> it's a lot of fun. anyone who travels today can see the snow. >> more snow and rain is forecast for the area once again
. they are now offering the 3d mammogram. it is the first va to offer this technology. it allows doctors to examine breast tissue one layer at a time, rendering deeper and more accurate readings. the fda has sent a warning letter to more than 350 doctors about a bad batch of zero talks -- of botox. the fda says it cannot be sure it is safe and effective. it could also be counterfeit. it was not manufactured in the proper way. operators of more than 4000 websites were ordered to stop selling unapproved drugs to u.s. customers. a majority of those websites were operated by canada drugs. doctors should only get botox from licensed u.s. pharmacies. now to the topic of obesity. it is the time we all seem to gain a little bit more is the holidays at. it can increase your risk for cancer. it would seem that eating less would help, but it is more complicated than that. even if we were to be the same amount of calories, there is still inconclusive evidence that it would reduce cancer risk. so, what can we do? >> it is an interesting question. is cancer really caused by adult weight gain, but the
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chemicals have to be used. they can determine how to take care of the roads thanks to special technology they have. >> on the interstates we have sensors that are burr -- embedded into the pavement that tell us not only the surface temperature but also the is a lynnty percentage. we see an area where it's wet, it tells you if it's wet or try. if it's getting mixed in with the water and diluted a little bit but the pavement temperatures are falling we can dispatch crews out there for another patch of salt. >> be sure to charge your cell phone and keep a flashlight, shovel or kitty litter or salt in case you get stuck. the mix made a mess ofairports across the u.s. including bwu. already we're seeing some cancellations for the flights today in the early morning. always a good idea to call ahead for the airline to make sure everything is still running on time. >>> and we aren't the only ones who are experiencing the first taste of winter. the pittsburgh region saw the first major snowfall of the season. freezing rain mixing in with snow of course making messy conditions on the roads. causin
to new special technology. state highway officials say that drivers should believe prepared for hitting the roads. make sure you charge your cell known and keep a flashlight in the car and a shovel some kitty litter, salt just in case you get stuck. >>> cautiously optimistic. that's what doctors are saying about the treatment of former president bush. right now he is in intensive care at a houston hospital. he was admitted sunday for persistent fever and that fever is what kept president bush in the hospital over christmas. doctors put him on a liquids only diet. >>> they have five days to come up with an agreement and the clock is ticking. the president and the u.s. congress are back now in the nation's capitol. but a that doesn't mean they're any closer to a deal avoiding the fiscal cliff. congressional officials say they have no significant strides toward a compromise from the long christmas break. and they had no negotiations or meetings set right now. without an agreement, automatic tax increases for everyone and deep spending cuts will be trig everyday in the new year. -- triggere
. but so is the level of employers who anticipate cutting jobs. sales and information technology are the top two positions that can expect a bump up in pay. many americans are still struggling to find work. analysts say the stagnant economy is affecting people of all demographics and all school levels. experts are calling the job seekers a new type of poverty. a veteran nurse has also worked years in marketing. >> i am more than is qualified -- i am more qualified as an emergency room nurse but i am told that i am not qualified to work as a nursing home nurse. >> people in similar situations are coming up with social networking strategies to try to come together. one example, operation boomerang which works to link corporate sponsors with other midlife job-seekers. can find more information on our website kamakura wbaltv.com -- on our website, wbaltv.com. aaa says new year's eve is the deadliest day to be on the roads. is tops foray pedestrian deaths. please be careful out there tonight. >> gallup has released its annual poll of the most admires men and women on the planet. secre
. and sleigh watch can also keep up on bing maps or twitterhow about that santa is on twitter. >> technology santa my sentiments exactly. let's talk about what santa has to encounter as he comes through the chimneys this evening i can't believe i am saying that. it's christmas eve. all right. so maybe a within theory mix. especially around -- within theory mix especially around our air -- wintery mix especially around our area. and we coo see -- we can see rain around the southeast and severe -- and some severe weather. we won't be dealing with that but very cold temperatures for today. so be prepared. now we look at the future trend and can see what's happening. you've been hearing me talk about this wenty mix across the area -- winty mix -- wintery mix across the area. we can see the snow back off toward the north and west. we can see rain to the south and again with that, we do have a chance for a little bit of sleet and snow and some rain all mixing together. the further back to the north and west you go you will encounter that possibly and all this happens going into the afternoon time
up hunting and fishing. peck new drives something known as a trak chair, a new technology developed by a couple in minnesota that allows the wheelchair to function like an all-terrain vehicle. >> i used to ride atvs and i would consider this -- he was given the -- he looks like a boy given his first bmx bicycle for christmas. >> my darkest fears? my divorce. >> reporter: his young wife left him. >> she couldn't hang with the injuries once i got injured, she couldn't hang with it. i was an angry and spiteful person that didn't want to be around people, i seclouded myself. >> reporter: his mom lisa was with him every step of the way from the first moment show heard he was hit. >> i don't remember a lot of that day but what i was told, i pull into the driveway and didn't park my car and jumped out of the car asked what did they do to my baby. i told him he and i could get to anything together as long as we stuck together and the first thing i said to him was i am here, it's okay, we can get through this, too and we have. >> if it was not for her being here, i would probably have gone i
. >> reporter: in the end, the combination of mom's motivation to find deals and the kids' savvy with technology may be the best combination finding sales. in the end, mom, martha, crushed the teens. she got hundreds off, where they got small dollars off. but i think this just comes down to a motivation issue. they got distracted. they were using their phones to facebook what they bought. yeah. mom, she wanted that deal and she found it. >> she got it. i love this. i didn't know much about this at all. now, i learned a lot, becky. i really did. >> a lot of takeaway. >> a lot of takeaway from that. >> thank you, becky. >> pleasure. >> all right. amy? >>> speaking of deals, 2013 is almost here. we have four perfect looks to ring in the new year in style. "lucky" magazine's lori bergamotto is here. $100 or less. >> there's still bargains to be had, amy. >> we begin with mary. mary's going to come on out. >> this dress is more of a vintage look. you see the tea length. very trendy for right now. we gave her a little thrift store clutch for $5. >> $5? >> go to thrift stores. and shoes from forever 21
release smart control technology that acts fast and helps control cravings all day long. ♪ quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. >>> and a good morning to you, i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle, here's the top stories for you today. people on the eastern shore who were affected by superstorm sandy are getting some much- needed help. federal government has sent more than $1 million to aid to the sandy victims there. fema says they have received hundreds of applications for assistance and they are still processing those requests. >>> joe krivak has died. he coached from 1987 to 1991. the school reports he died tuesday night. in the 1980s he worked with standouts like frank wright. he was 77 years olds. >>> a check on the weather now before you head out the door. here's meteorologist mike masco. >> 41-degrees in town and outside the beltway into the 30s. so pretty chilly morning. lots of wind out there making our real feel numbers feeling like it's into the low and middle 20s and that will be the deal today. 39 your two degree guarantee mostly cloudy skies. it's a gusty wind
expect in the new year with entertainment, politics and technology, including a new website from the creators of twitter. that's a big deal. >> first, we want to say hello to carson daly, hosting new year's festivities tonight. >> hi, mom. >> number nine for you. >> oh, my gosh, yeah. mtv years added in, it's like number 15 i've-in times square. it's a tradition i've grown to love. i heard al say it's almost -- '09 was record cold. and we're going to reach that. >> bundle up tonight. >> you still have to get excited when you're standing there with a million people below you. >> it's fun. it's one of those things like halfway through the show, am i going to do this next year? and then when the ball drops you're like, i'm so lucky to have the greatest seat in the house. we try to bring all the excitement and the danger and the fun that is times square. >> you'll be adding a level of fun this year. >> from "the office," rather than just talking to people, we're asking people on twitter to write us and give us from dares for angela to do. that should make for some -- and in trouble f
for 2012 rurp one of the most exclusive lists. technology industry lobbyist drew litman is behind it. >> never more than 85 people on it. there are a lot of washington power types. heads of arguments, chiefs of stat in the senate, but someone doing energy invest in bali. >> reporter: for nearly 15 years he's hand-picked the group. every year he compiles the best in books, film and movies. members on the list agreed to react with their top picks, too. >> it's really who is really a culture maven. who is going to the movies every weekend like i am. who is reading the most books. any kind of books. >> i think there are a lot of people on the list who feel that they really need to bring their a-game to the list. >> jody arlington heads pr and has been on the list for five years. >> i love reading everyone's responses and discovering -- basically discovering new work. and also sharing the things that have inspired me. >> but who else has action? john leibowitz, and jeff berman, general manager of media for the nfl. tom rosensteel is among them. >> that's actually one of the astonishing th
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of technological innovation. usd not want to see a lose that again. -- i do not want to see us lose that again. host: 1 more tweet, once capital gains are taxed at the same rate as income, investors will still invest -- will not change a thing. guest: that depends what the rates are. history shows that to be true time and time again. whether the democrats institute the cuts, or whether the republicans do it, you can see the results. some countries around the world that have left of center governments have massively simplify their tax code, put in flat tax rates. revenues have mushroomed. host: the next call comes from santa elena, texas. caller: can somehow every state verify the people from health care, medicare, medicaid to be sure the people qualify? i did not know if i am right or wrong -- if we give medicare and medicaid to people who just come from other nations, no matter where, and they qualify -- we have a problem with medicaid and medicare. can we do some the about it? -- something about it? we have a lot of intelligent people. with everybody working together, we can do something. ho
as long as they use voice operated hands free technology. safety experts disapprove of the new law. each year some 5500 people are killed in crashes that involve distracted drivers there. are several driving laws taking effect on january 1st. currently drivers suspected of driving under the influence have the option of taking a breath, blood or urine test. that test is being eliminated. also new standards for red light cameras as well as an amber alert for seniors. the silver alert system is for missing people older than 65. >> law enforcement will be out in full force to make sure new year's partyers don't start to early and get out of hand. several cities will all hold dui checkpoints tonight. police say research shows crashes involving alcohol, dropped by an average of 20% when well known checkpoints are conducted. >>> drivers busted or dui say a new proposal won't work. jerry hill wants drivers convicted of a second dui to install locking devices in their cars. >> we have tried increasing fines. we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those offenders but we need to do more to sav
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in the afternoon, right? >> it's hard. in part we allow technology to drive us. i know for me my friends would criticize me for how connected i am to my phone sometimes, but i think that we have to see that it's incredibly important as someone who has pick upd a meditation practice to really set aside that time to be disciplined about that like other things. i think we can really connect and uplift all the other activities we do, even if it's ten minutes a day to set aside some quiet time and reflection. maybe it's the first thing in the morning. maybe it's ten minutes before going to bed. we really need to take better jobs at taking stock of our lives so we have a little bit more control and not let things run us. >> how about other things, spending time in nature and volunteers. how can that help us restore our faith? >> absolutely. part of what we want to do as human beings is connect to the adventure of living. we want to be able to experience the wonder of the world, and sometimes it is about connecting with something larger like nature and feeling a transcendent power of the beauty of an
and technology ?oaftors -- innovators that will continue to fuel our economy. it's just how we get there that causes the disagreement. we have patriotic people who have been elected. i hope for the next two years we will put aside the partisan politics, put aside the thoughts of future elections, and try to solve the big issues of our time. because there's a lot of intelligence in this body, there's a lot of ability to come together. and i just keep the abiding faith that our messy democracy will, in fact, prevail because i can't think of going to anything else. and as long as we can function and show the world that we can govern as we disagree, that will be the example that will forever make our country the best and hopefully be a model for others to not think you have to take to the streets, not think that you need guns to have the government that you want but to show that peaceful transition can be done and also that we can have a lot of discussion, a lot of disagreements, but we can do it civilly, and i leave this body knowing that if we just remember the honor that we have of
in technology and education and really making sure we don't cut the necessary programs that can help us do that growth and so we have to make them a priority and perhaps deprioritize other spending areas we will be able to grow with the global economy . manufacturing has already come back to some degree i know that apple computers are actually moving a couple production facilities back to the united states from china. there's a real key is to make sure that we're continuing to invest in those types of investments and help us compete on a global scale. but we should also realize that it helps us when apple can produce their goods in china in a more cheap efficient manner than we could here because american consumers can get i pods and i phones on a much discounted basis from what it would be if we tried to do it all here. and so if we don't spend all that money on those i phones here that opens up a whole new industry of productivity. for instance, productivities is something people made a lot more off of in the united states than they would have if we manufactured the devices here so this
before moving back? why start with this technology? >> you know, when i started thinking about the structure of the book, it occurred to me that actually part of what i do is look for the white ancestors and her family tree. as well, the story of so many generations of people who emerged from slavery. and i thought to myself, we actually know where the story ends. with michele obama, you know the first african-american first lady in the white house. but the question is, where did it begin? it is a little unorthodox. i didn't know really when i started doing and how well it would work. i thought that i would learn as to 700 and i also thought that because there was so much silence over the generations the peeling back of the layers in hearing what little bits and pieces people knew and what they did not know. but that would give you a sense of the reverberations that slavery had over time. but you would be kind of drawn to this. >> i think silence is one of the most consistent themes in the book. the pain of this
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technology with the mannequin. we make sure to put it in one of the two eyes. >> this mannequin can see shoppers with a camera places right behind one of the eyes. >> the blue square is saying you are a male. >> unlike security cameras which are normally up high, these cameras are eye level, and they can log gender, race and age before a shopper realizes. every feel like somebody is watching you? good for security, but even more important for understanding behavior. the ic tracks what people buy, and how long they linger f. they have ever been in the store before. >> and they look for the brands, and they need to know who is there client. >> so far a few have been cold in europe and the u.s., and orders keep coming in even though there is skepticism on the streets. >> i think it's creepy. i don't like that idea at all. it seems a bit like big brother. >> it's weird. >> especially if i was shopping in the underwear section. >> and one retailer said it won't use it worried it might be an invasion of privacy. >> it's weird, like the movie where everybody is watching you. it's concerning. >
technology and the city's gang intelligence unit. >> beginning tomorrow, it will cost you more to use the dulles toll road. increase from 25 cents to $1.25. the rate hike will help pay for the dulles metro project. >> a very happy start to 2013 for same sex couples. the couples will be able to start marrying beginning at 12:01 on january 1. because the day is a holiday and because there is a two day waiting period before licenses take affect, they could not marry until january 4th. the state's attorney general now says all of the licenses will take affect tomorrow. in november, maryland voters approved to legalize same sex marriage. >> still ahead, down to the wire. we're going to sit down with two elected officials with a closer look at the fiscal cliff negotiation. >> and we'll check in on the final preps in new york before tonight's main event. >> and as we head to break, let's take a live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and langdon coming up next. time now is 7:25. dinner's ready. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff. beefy. creamy. stroganoffy
is the technology and the other is the demand and fundraising. they spend so much time raising money and the do not have time to spend together. everything is different. nothing about the senate is better other than the influx of women. there was one woman in the senate that i wrote about. the fact that we have 20 now, which is a record, that makes a big difference. on the other hand, the hyper partisan senate is interesting. a number of people have said over time, boy, the senators now must not like your book. they're fine with the book. they do not think much of the senate. [laughter] my sympathy extends to a certain point. they have the power to change it. it does not have to be the way that it is. >> i want to go back to a point that he made. the humprrerey thing. what they leave out, it was a tough race. roll call was predicting humphrey would beat him. they gave the vote count and everything else. kennedy started working for five years to make sure byrd never becomes majority leader. he interviews a number of people. he does not want to take byrd onto himself. he is looking for a person
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of retrotoys. the fergy with brand new technology. power rangers. it was exciting for me to see the toys that i enjoyed as a kid and see our kids enjoying them today. >> let's talk about apple. i was in the apple store the other day and i walked in and said, recession? what recession. it's unbelievable. no matter what time of day it's bustling. your poll shows that 49% of people on your website do want an iphone when it comes to a smartphone. 41% -- excuse me, that should be 49%. 41% want an ipad if you're talking about a tablet. they don't have the entire market but they certainly have -- it's like when you talk about kleenex you mean tissue. it's the same kind of thing? >> it is becoming that way. you know? ipod became the new music player and that was the ubiquitous term for it. it's all about the design. they're so cool looking. with ipad in particular, we were talking about this last night at home. not everyone has a use for an ipad and it's very specific functionality. however, you see one and you have to have one regardless of whether you really need it or not and i think that they'll re
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